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685 The Horsley Drive | Smithfield, Sydney, New South Wales 2164, Australia
02 9729 1155
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Ranked #1,090 of 5,382 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $16 - $31
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
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  • English first
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English first
Thredbo Village, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Family dinner for 12. Fathers 80th birthday. Lovely atmosphere and beautiful elegant decor. Everything about this place is huge except the service which was ok. The menu is ridiculous. It's an essay that's longwinded. Same with the wine list. I think they were trying to be impressive but lost focus as there is way too much selection. Not a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I are frequant gowers and its always the best service, great food and atmosphere. A little expensive but worth it.

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Parramatta, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My family and I visited Candelori's in October last year for a family celebration and we were very disappointed with the service. We decided to return a couple of weeks ago to see if our experience would be better, as we had thoroughly enjoyed the food. I'm pleased to say that the service was excellent, as was the food. We'll... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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151 reviews 151 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The food was excellent (I recommend the deep fried soft shelled crab entree) but boy, did the dishes come at a cost. Worth at least one visit, for those who don't mind an occasional splurge.

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Sadly disappointed - everyone here have "Delusion of Grandeur" - it's not that great. Ordinary food and service to match. Ordered a chicken breast in a cream sauce, queried if the avocado was in the sauce as I'd prefer, no avocado - I was told - "Sir, if you don't want the avocado the chef won't change the menu" so... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have been here many times, we have tried nearly everything on the menu and it is delicious. The only downfall is the wait between dishes, it has often been about 30 mins. The price is comparable to city prices, but that is also reflected in the food. Dessert could do with fresher dishes and more variety as they haven't... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great food and wine and ambience - a taste of Italy in the west of Sydney. Been going here for years and the authentic italian food is sensational . my only beef is that the cost of dining has gone through the roof.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

What a place! A little word for warning, there's a car park out the back with plenty of space if street parking isn't your thing. Don't worry if you go through the back door and its unmanned, I thought I wasn't supposed to go through there was apparently you can! The service was exquisite, an empty plate or glass was... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The restaurant has recently undergone renovations, which was quite obvious. It was really nice inside, definitely an upgrade from what it previously was. However, the food is average and extremely overpriced. I mean the food's not bad but to pay $26 for 2 slices of prosciutto and a bit of cheese is a bit ridiculous. The staff were helpful, although... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Travel to Smithfield. It is worth it for consistently well executed Italian fare, made and served by professionals who care that you enjoy your meal. The menu is vast and everything we have had over numerous meals has been very good. It is often the little things that count. These include knowledgable staff, quality ingredients (- even the gorgonzola cheese... More 

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Additional Information about Candelori's

Address: 685 The Horsley Drive | Smithfield, Sydney, New South Wales 2164, Australia
Phone Number: 02 9729 1155
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 31
Cuisine: Italian

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